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August 7, 2020 18 min

From zapping the P-RAM to booting in safe mode, these are the secret key combinations handed down from Mac guru to guru. If your Mac is having trouble, give them a try!

Mac startup key combinations
To use any of these key combinations, press and hold the keys immediately after pressing the power button to turn on your Mac, or after your Mac begins to restart. Keep holding until the described behavior occurs.

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    August 7, 2020 12 min

    Ant Pruitt continues to share great smartwatch options that can easily compete with the popular Apple Watch. The Polar Ignite smartwatch shapes up to be a solid fitness tracker and sleep tracker at budget pricing.

    Host: Ant Pruitt

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-wellness

    Sponsor:

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    Everything Samsung announced at its Unpacked event, a brief review of Google's Pixel 4A, and an in-depth look at TikTok — including its ban in certain places, its potential purchase by Microsoft, and its competition.

    First, Myriam Joire joins us to break down the Samsung Unpacked event, covering the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, the Galaxy Z Fold 2, Samsung's Galaxy Buds and new Galaxy Watch 3, and the Galaxy Tab S7 and ...

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    Previously on Hands-On Photography, Ant Pruitt asked why you as a listener are into the world of photography. The listeners sent in a lot of feedback and now it's time to share what was submitted. The stories shared by the listeners are great.

    Host: Ant Pruitt

    Find Hands-On Photography on your favorite podcatcher. https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-photography

    Follow Ant Pruitt on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/ant_pruitt/

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    Tired of using that uncomfortable, easy-to-lose Siri Remote for your Apple TV? You can get the same functionality with your iPhone and Apple Watch! Mikah walks you through the process of pairing and using your iPhone and your Apple Watch as remotes for your Apple TV.

    Host: Mikah Sargent

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios

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    In Jason Howell's household, the beginning of distance learning has created a toxic stew of calendar craziness. As such, here are a few different considerations when tackling reminders on Android to be absolutely certain you don't miss something important.

  • Assistant reminders via Google Home.
  • Assistant reminders via Android.
  • Setting alarms with labels.
  • Reminders inside of Google Keep.
  • Reminders inside of Google Calendar.
  • Troubles...
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    Tik Tok+Microsoft+Trump, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked

  • Here's everything Samsung announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2020
  • X PRIZE $1M Next-Gen Mask Challenge
  • We spend as much time on the Pixel 4a announcement as Google did.
  • Twitter hack "mastermind" arrested: 17-year-old Florida teen had access to all your Twitter info.
  • Why Trump is mad at Tik Tok, and why Microsoft wants to buy them
  • Why Tik Tok videos are the most important ar...
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    Club Spotlight on the Portage County Amateur Radio Service (PCARS) K8BF, mobile antennas with Gordo, Don Wilbanks interviews Amateur Radio Newsline's 2020 Young Ham of the Year Chris Brault KD8YVJ, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, how to solder connectors the right way with Bob and George, and more!

    Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden

    We invite you to...

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    August 5, 2020 117 min

    Hey Microsoft: Buy Tik Tok!, RIP Cortana on Mobile, Xbox Game Pass

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

    For full show notes on this episode, visit https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly/episodes/684

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    At a live event in South Korea, Samsung unpacked their new line of phablets, tablets, and accessories.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note20 / Note20 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 / S7+
  • Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch3
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2
  • TWiT News correspondents Leo Laporte and Jason Howell comment along as we watch a Samsung presentation that is long on style, but short on substance.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Howell

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    RCOS is a group of RPI students who work on open-source projects. The goal of RCOS is to empower students to develop open-source solutions to real-world problems. They have created 300+ open source projects over the years. Doc Searls and Simon Phipps talk with Wes Turner, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and the Director of the Rensselaer Center for Open Source. T...

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  • Google pulled the cover off of the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, and Pixel 5.
  • Ron, Jason, and Flo review the LG Velvet together.
  • Nearby Sharing is now available on more devices.
  • Assistant's new Family Bell feature is for distance learning.
  • Google Play Music is about to go away for good.
  • Movies Anywhere makes shared viewing easier.
  • Florence reviews Simple File Manager Pro.
  • Plus, emails about Dark Sky alternatives, Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch, and...
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    August 4, 2020 124 min

    Twitter hackers arrested, Garmin hackers get ransom.

  • Vitamin D fights death by Covid
  • Firefox is now at v79
  • Twitter hackers arrested
  • Garmin hackers rewarded
  • Tor and Dr. Krawetz
  • Dropping 0Days
  • Blocking Tor Connections the Smart Way
  • Enabling Zoom Meeting Hacking
  • Another SHA-1 Deprecation
  • QNAP and QSnatch
  • BootHole
  • We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-778-Notes.pdf

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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    August 4, 2020 132 min

    Apple Is #1, the Final Intel iMac, Goodbye Phil Schiller

    The Week's Stories:

  • Phil Schiller becomes Apple Fellow; Steve Jobs-Wozniak promoted to Senior VP of Marketing
  • It's the final Intel Mac! We price out the 2020 27-Inch iMac
  • Who will buy the final Intel iMac? Quite a few people. Here's our list of people who should run out and buy this.
  • Apple third-quarter results turn Apple into the most valuable company in the world
  • Un...
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    Leo & Mikah show you the apps they use instead of Apple's default apps.

  • Replace default apps: Firefox Focus, Fantastical, Cardhop, Spark, Canary Mail, Halide, Snowflake Weather, Duo, Notion, Notability, Any.Do, Due, Pocket Casts.
  • News: Protect your photos from facial recognition tech, Apple has purchased a startup that could turn iPhones into payment terminals, Apple details the process and requirements for selecting default ...
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    It's official: CES 2021 will be an online-only event. Microsoft has decided to end Cortana support on iOS, Android, and more, as the company turns Cortana into a productivity-focused assistant. Google's AR Core insects offer an up-close look at 23 different beetles, cicadas, butterflies, and more.

  • INDUSTRY NEWS
  • CES 2021 in-person show canceled, will be held online | Android Police: https://bit.ly/3k99BTu
  • Belkin has a new We...
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    Mikah Sargent shares his hands-on thoughts on Wyze's wireless, battery-powered, and weather-resistant home security camera system, the Wyze Cam Outdoor, with Matthew Cassinelli.

    Get the Wyze Cam Outdoor: https://wyze.com/

    Find the right wireless outdoor home security camera for you: https://my.lustre.ai/XOZFj

    Subscribe & Watch the Smart Tech Today podcast: https://twit.tv/stt

    Host: Mikah Sargent

    Guest: Matthew Cassinel...

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    Looking to create a custom email address? Leo Laporte explains how to get a domain name and connect it with an email platform to make personalized email accounts.

    Disclosure: Hover is a TWiT Network sponsor (https://hover.com/twit)

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy

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  • LastPass.com/twit
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    August 2, 2020 123 min

    Can Chromebook run Windows, why a caller's Philips Hue lights is disconnecting from their WiFi network, security cameras that don't charge for storage on the cloud, correctly generating the right password for you, building your own router, finding out which service providers support your phone, talking to Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt, and more of your calls!

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquar...

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    Tik Tok Ban, Tech Titans Talk to Congress, Twitter Hackers Arrested

  • Trump threatens to ban Tik Tok
  • Trump wants Microsoft to buy Tik Tok
  • Mr. Cook, Zuck, Bezos, and Pichai go to Washington
  • What should the government do to Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple?
  • Twitter hackers arrested
  • Our Covid year: CES will be all-virtual in 2021
  • Huawei is the #1 phone maker in the world
  • Need a job? The US Digital Service is hiring!
  • Microsoft will end mob...
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